Our Communities

UCSF Housing offers a variety of living spaces at or near our Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses.

Aldea San Miguel - located at Parnassus campus

Aldea San Miguel Apartment Photo
Aldea San Miguel Housing – a quiet community situated on a hill above the Parnassus campus. Aldea is comprised of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments perfect for couples and families.  We also offer 42 Junior 1-bedroom apartments for single occupancy.  Aldea is available to students, postdocs, residents and clinical fellows only.


Avenue Housing - located at Parnassus campus

Example photo of our Avenues housing
Avenue Housing – a great choice for those seeking a single or shared room in a group house or apartment with other UCSF students and post-docs. Faculty homes are available to faculty only.


Mission Bay Housing - located at Mission Bay

Mission Bay Housing from 4th Avenue 
Mission Bay Housing – a 431-apartment complex that is home to the majority of UCSF Housing tenants. Featuring unfurnished efficiencies, studios, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom apartments with multiple floor plans, plus an option to rent a single room in a 4-bedroom group apartment. Mission Bay Housing is for students, postdocs, residents, clinical fellows, and faculty.


Faculty Housing - located at Parnassus and Mission Bay
1428 5th Avenue Exterior
Faculty Housing – a limited number of unfurnished houses, flats and apartments at the Mission Bay and Parnassus campuses are available to faculty members. The accommodations and amenities vary significantly. We recommend that you contact us directly to discuss the availability of options.


Coming Soon: The Tidelands - located near Mission Bay
Exterior of Minnesota Street Housing
The Tidelands – a vibrant community for singles and couples neighboring the Mission Bay campus and the UCSF Medical Center. The Tidelands is comprised of furnished efficiencies, studios, and an option to rent a single room in a 2-bedroom apartment.  The Tidelands is available to students, postdocs, residents, and clinical fellows.



Amenities & Services
For a quick reference, this document lists all our services offered at each location.

Term Limits
Please be advised that UCSF tenants are subject to 2-year (24-month) term limits in campus housing.  After staying in your assignment for 2 years, you will be required to move and find alternative housing accommodations. Term limits are cumulative in a lifetime, regardless of university affiliation or break in tenancy.

Accessible Housing and Disability Accommodations
Applicants with disabilities, including those who need a service or support animal, should indicate this on their Housing Application. Housing Services attempts to make accommodations for qualified applicants. Please see our Accessible Housing Policy.

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